Hanauma Bay: best beach of the US in 2016
Hanauma Bay: best beach of the US in 2016

One of the most beautiful places of Hawaii, the natural reserve of Hanauma Bay has just been voted the best beach in the United States in 2016 by Dr. Beach. The list of the top ten beaches in America is annually published by Professor Stephen Leatherman, a specialist in coastal science. Over 50 criteria are considered to make the choices, including safety, quality of water and sand and environmental sustainability. Hanauma already figured in the list in previous years and has now reached the...

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Apnea training reaches lifeguards, surfers and marine officials in Chile
Apnea training reaches lifeguards, surfers and marine officials in Chile

South American surfers and lifeguards are having the opportunity to participate of the apnea and survival training season that Hawaii Eco Divers is offering in Brazil, Chile and Peru. In May, the training happened in Valparaiso (CHI), Pichilemu (CHI), Sao Paulo - Boissucanga (BRA) and Rio de Janeiro (BRA), and next week it will head to Pico Alto (PER). The course is taught by surfer and professional diver Ricardo Taveira, who already trained world-renowned surfers like Nathan Fletcher, Adriano d...

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HEW apnea training in South America
HEW apnea training in South America

  Hawaii Eco Divers’s Apnea and Surf Survival Training is making its way to South America in May. The course will be held in Peru, Brazil and Chile. The main purpose of the training is to prepare surfers to be able to overcome the mental challenges associated with breath hold during a long underwater hold down.   Developed by surfer, professional diver and owner at Hawaii Eco Divers, Ricardo Taveira, the program involves theory development, pool sessions, breathin...

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PADI Rescue Diver Course

This past Friday, I had the pleasure of taking my rescue Diver Certification with Hawaii EcoDivers, in the waters of the North Shore of Oahu.The rescue Diver Course was designed to develop ones knowledge and skills to be able to assist other divers in trouble, manage diving accident situations and perform diving first aid. The course is a combination of classroom, confined and open water sessions that will teach a diver the theory and practical knowledge necessary to deal with any diving emerg...

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PADI Divemaster Internship Hawaii
PADI Divemaster Internship Hawaii

Aloha! Our new Divemaster Intern, Emma Ceolin, shares her experience working with Hawaii Eco Divers! This is what she has to say. My name is Emma Ceolin and I’m the new Divemaster Intern with Hawaii Eco Divers. I recently moved to the magical North Shore Oahu from Australia. As a PADI Rescue Diver, freediver, surfer, marine biology student and conservationist, I knew before I even arrived that I wanted to get involved with a conservation organization. I figured any company with the ...

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John John Florence wins Eddie Aikau 2016
John John Florence wins Eddie Aikau 2016

Hawaiian John John Florence (23 years old) started 2016 on fire by winning the ninth edition of Quicksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau big-wave invitational championship. The heats lasted all day yesterday, February 25, at Waimea Bay, on Oahu's North Shore. The local surfer became the second youngest winner of this event, which was held last time in 2009. Eddie Aikau's younger brother, Clyde Aikau (66 years old), also competed, and said the he has never seem Waimea Bay with better conditions th...

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John John Florence wins Eddie Aikau 2016
John John Florence wins Eddie Aikau 2016

Hawaiian John John Florence (23 years old) started 2016 on fire by winning the ninth edition of Quicksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau big-wave invitational championship. The heats lasted all day yesterday, February 25, at Waimea Bay, on Oahu's North Shore. The local surfer became the second youngest winner of this event, which was held last time in 2009. Eddie Aikau's younger brother, Clyde Aikau (66 years old), also competed, and said the he has never seem Waimea Bay with better conditions th...

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John John Florence wins Eddie Aikau 2016
John John Florence wins Eddie Aikau 2016

Hawaiian John John Florence (23 years old) started 2016 on fire by winning the ninth edition of Quicksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau big-wave invitational championship. The heats lasted all day yesterday, February 25, at Waimea Bay, on Oahu's North Shore. The local surfer became the second youngest winner of this event, which was held last time in 2009. Eddie Aikau's younger brother, Clyde Aikau (66 years old), also competed, and said the he has never seem Waimea Bay with better conditions th...

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Activities in the water in Kona, Big Island
Activities in the water in Kona, Big Island

Snorkeling, kayaking or scuba diving. Whatever your like the most, Kona offers options for everyone. During the day or night, on the surface or deeper, the charming city on the west side of Big Island has water activities that will give you an unforgettable experience. Snorkeling is one of the most popular activities in Hawaii, independent of the island. It is a practical and inexpensive way to interact with the local marine life, as well as a first step for those who want to dive soon...

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Eddie Aikau is happening
Eddie Aikau is happening

One of the most famous big surf championships in the world, Eddie Aikau will take place on Wednesday, February 10th, in Hawaii. The organizers of the event, sponsored by Quiksilver, confirmed that the conditions should be aligned with the requirements for the event, with  waves up to 40 feet in Waimea Bay. The championships, known as "Eddie would go", is held in tribute to Eddie Akau, one of the most respected lifeguards in Hawaii, who bravely died at sea. The last time the championsh...

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